“I recently had the privilege of working with Laurie. I was very impressed with her professionalism, insights, attention to detail, and her ability to push me to work on my professional development. She was very easy to work with and I would recommend her to anyone looking for top quality coaching.”
Gabriel Gavilanes, Managing Dir., Guggenheim
Laurie Burkland Waller helps leaders grow, transform, and thrive offering them increased self-awareness, greater authenticity, enhanced leadership effectiveness, and more significant business/client impact.
Professional growth is a lot easier when you don’t have to go it alone. As an experienced coach, management consultant, and professional services leader, Laurie teams up with coachees to look at themselves objectively; survey their environment with intelligence as well as objective, strategic insight; identify options for where they want to take their careers, teams, and businesses; and co-define a focused road to success. She helps coachees discover their strengths and optimize them, moving from functional to optimal levels of performance and satisfaction. Together, coachee and coach choose where to focus, then co-design a targeted change plan to develop success-oriented mindsets and more effective skillsets.
As a coach, Laurie seeks to be her coachee’s biggest fan, greatest resource, and a welcome source of strength, insight, clarity, and accountability. Her specialty is collaborating with leaders to achieve tangible client impact, effective team collaboration, and rewarding, sustainable careers.
Laurie began her career at Accenture as a management consultant implementing large-scale and complex people and organizational programs with cross-industry clients. As her career progressed, she continued serving clients at the partner level, directing talent and professional development initiatives, and coaching executive education participants at a variety of business schools.